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Aphrodite and the rabbis - how the Jews adapted Roman culture to create Judaism as we know it by Visotzky, Burton L. Aphrodite and the rabbis - how the Jews adapted Roman culture to create Judaism as we know it

"Hard to believe but true: - The Passover Seder is a Greco-Roman symposium banquet - The Talmud rabbis presented themselves as Stoic philosophers - Synagogue buildings were Roman basilicas - Hellenistic rhetoric professors educated sons of well-to-do Jews - Zeus-Helios is depicted in synagogue mosaics across ancient Israel - The Jewish courts were named after the Roman political institution, the Sanhedrin - In Israel there were synagogues where the prayers were recited in Greek. Historians have

Sep 22, 2016
Astrology & fortune telling - including tarot, palmistry, I Ching, and dream interpretation by Morningstar, Sally, author. Astrology & fortune telling - including tarot, palmistry, I Ching, and dream interpretation

Designed to teach readers how to develop their divination skills, looks at a wide variety of fortune-telling techniques including dream therapy, runes, and astrology.

Sep 28, 2016
Astrology - the only book you'll ever need by Jackson, Cass, author. Astrology - the only book you'll ever need

Sep 28, 2016
Astrology 101 - from sun signs to moon signs, your guide to astrology by Sears, Kathleen, author. Astrology 101 - from sun signs to moon signs, your guide to astrology

Briefly reviews the history of astrology; describes characteristics of the four elements, the twelve houses, and sign compatibility; and covers topics in advanced astrology.

Sep 28, 2016
Asylum- a survivor's flight from Nazi-occupied Vienna through wartime France by Scheyer, Moriz, 1886-1949, author. Asylum- a survivor's flight from Nazi-occupied Vienna through wartime France

"'It may be that the way in which the words, the sentences, the pages have been put together is the result of a certain intellectual effort. But their content, their essence, has a quite different source. And that source is a profound emotional anguish. An anguish in which the wretched sufferer is able only to keep repeating the same stammering question: How could it all have happened?' As arts editor for one of Vienna's principal newspapers before the German invasion in 1938, Moriz Scheyer kne

Sep 28, 2016
Athena rising - how and why men should mentor women by Johnson, W. Brad, author. Athena rising - how and why men should mentor women

Sep 28, 2016
Based on a true story - a memoir by Macdonald, Norm, 1963- author. Based on a true story - a memoir

"As its title suggests, Norm Macdonald tells the story of his life--more or less--from his origins in a rural small town in the-back-of-beyond Canada to an epically disastrous appearance on Star Search, to his possibly incredible account of auditioning for Lorne Michaels and his memorable run as the anchor of Saturday Night Live's "Weekend Update." But Based on a True Story is much more than a memoir, it's a hilarious, inspired, very meta imagining of his life, as told to a deeply disturbed ghos

Sep 22, 2016
Basketball essentials by Goodson, Ryan, 1986- Basketball essentials

Sep 22, 2016
Because of Bethlehem - love is born, hope is here by Lucado, Max, author. Because of Bethlehem - love is born, hope is here

Explores the story and meaning of Christmas for believers, and how it marks the beginning of a hope that endures forever.

Sep 28, 2016
Befriend - create belonging in an age of judgment, isolation, and fear by Sauls, Scott, author. Befriend - create belonging in an age of judgment, isolation, and fear

Sep 28, 2016
Begin with the past - building of the National Museum of African American History and Culture by Wilson, Mabel (Mabel O.), author. Begin with the past - building of the National Museum of African American History and Culture

"The Building of the National Museum of African American History and Culture traces the making of this unparalleled museum. Founding director Lonnie G. Bunch III described it as "ten years in the making, and 100 years in the making," and Mabel O. Wilson explores that effort in her narrative. As she discovers, initial calls for a permanent place to collect, study, and present African American history and culture in the early twentieth century never got off the ground. In the late 1990s, the notio

Sep 28, 2016
Beginning Illumination - Learning the Ancient Art, Step by Step by Travers, Claire Beginning Illumination - Learning the Ancient Art, Step by Step

Sep 28, 2016
Being a Girl by Long, Hayley/ Correll, Gemma (ILT) Being a Girl

Sep 28, 2016
Belichick and Brady - Two Men, the Patriots, and How They Revolutionized Football by Holley, Michael Belichick and Brady - Two Men, the Patriots, and How They Revolutionized Football

Sep 28, 2016
Better baking - wholesome ingredients, delicious desserts by Ko, Genevieve, author. Better baking - wholesome ingredients, delicious desserts

"After more than a dozen years developing recipes for food and health magazines and collaborating with noted pastry chefs, Genevieve Ko was determined to create treats that were just as indulgent as their original counterparts, as well as more full flavored and nourishing. In a word, better."--Amazon.com.

Sep 28, 2016
Between two worlds / Lessons from the Other Side by Henry, Tyler, author. Between two worlds / Lessons from the Other Side

The star of E!'s hit reality series "Hollywood Medium With Tyler Henry" describes how he discovered his gift for communicating with the dead at the age of ten and became a go-to clairvoyant for top Hollywood celebrities after learning to accept his abilities and share them with others.

Sep 28, 2016
Big science for little people - 52 activities to help you and your child discover the wonders of science by Brunelle, Lynn, author. Big science for little people - 52 activities to help you and your child discover the wonders of science

Sep 22, 2016
Birnbaum's 2017 Walt Disney World for kids - the official guide by Birnbaum's 2017 Walt Disney World for kids - the official guide

A guide to Walt Disney World for kids, describing the attractions of the Magic Kingdom, Epcot, Hollywood Studios, Animal Kingdom, and other parts of the resort, including water parks, mini-golf courses, and restaurants. Features autograph and scrapbook pages, as well as reviews by kids.

Sep 22, 2016
Biting the hands that feed us - how fewer, smarter laws would make our food system more sustainable by Linnekin, Baylen. Biting the hands that feed us - how fewer, smarter laws would make our food system more sustainable

Sep 28, 2016
Blackberry winter- my earlier years by Mead, Margaret Blackberry winter- my earlier years

Sep 28, 2016